The largest shipyard in the United States has signed a letter of intent which could lead to construction of the world's largest nuclear-powered commercial vessels. Tenneco's Newport News Shipbuilding and Ravi N. Tikkoo, chairman of the board of Globtik Tankers U.
Marine Industries Limited shipyards at Sorel, Quebec, was recently the scene of the christening and delivery of the 15,600-ton cargo vessel Creuse, second of five multipurpose containerships to be built for the Societe Navale Chargeurs Delmas-Vieljeux,
The MV Union Manta, operated hy the URS Towage & Salvage Union, Ltd., is designed to assist offshore lifting platforms in the construction of oil drilling rigs, oil and gas production plants, storage spars, and other related at-sea construction. The vessel was delivered on March 21,
According to Capt. D.C. (Sandy Anderson, founder of Sail Freight International (SFI) of Greenwich, Conn., sail-assist should be viewed as a total performance improvement package and not solely as a fuel-conservation measure. In this light, sailassist undoubtedly
Miss Freedom, a new 500-passenger Circle Line vessel that will inaugurate ferry service to Ellis Island from both Battery Park and Liberty State Park (Jersey City, N.J.) was christened recently at dockside ceremonies at the Circle Line Pier 83 in New York City.
A.C. LiCausi, Inc., a marine and industrial boiler consultant firm serving the maritime and industrial boiler user, has been formed in New Orleans, La., by A.C. LiCausi, president of the firm. A 1951 graduate of Stevens Institute of Technology, Mr.
A sector of the shipping industry which has been experiencing buoyant conditions recently is that concerned with the transport of assembled (or built-up) motor vehicles — principally passenger cars, but also trucks and other commercial vehicles shipped by sea.
General Electric, Erie, Pa., has formed a new marketing organization, the International and Transportation Equipment Division (ITED). William J. Cimonetti has been named to head the division as vice president and general manager. The appointment was announced by Carl J.
American Marine and Machinery Company, Inc. (AMMCO) of Nashville has announced the signing of an agreement with Orenstein & Koppel of West Germany for the exclusive right to market O&K's complete line of underwater bucket wheels and cutting wheels in the U.
A $10-million contract to convert the St. Lawrence Navigator from an oceangoing to a Great Lakes bulk carrier has been awarded to Port Weller Dry Docks by Upper Lakes Shipping Ltd. of Toronto, Canada. The work, to be known as Hull 66, will begin in August 1979,